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# disappointing

Last year
2022
# tough break
Ciara Mageean ends indoor season prematurely due to injury
The two-time Olympian is ‘bitterly disappointed’ after tearing her calf in an impressive season opener.
All time
# disappointing
Barcelona held by Alaves in first game after Koeman dismissal
Earlier today, Vinicius’ double gave Real Madrid victory over 10-man Elche and sent them back to the top of La Liga.
# Back in business
No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart
The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.
# Bad news
Laois unable to field camogie team in 2020 due to 'unavailability of players'
The 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions have withdrawn from all adult competitions.
# Disappointment
Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'
Ireland boss says her side need to ‘be better’ and ‘learn to dominate a game’ after frustrating late draw.
# Still Standing
Ireland 7s Olympic dream remains intact after men's side secure 2020 World Repechage place
The women’s side crashed out this morning after defeat to England.
# disappointing
'The big nations have turned us over, if we're honest. We need to make ourselves hard to beat'
Scotland captain Andy Robertson has urged his side to improve enough to avoid losing by large margins against the best international sides.
# disappointing
'I have not had a good season,' admits ex-Reds star Coutinho after poor start to life at Barcelona
The Brazil playmaker is under no illusions about his struggles this season, but believes he will show improvement through effort.
# disappointing
Olympic hopefuls forced to miss college lectures to commute for training
A number of young athletes on sport scholarships in Dublin City University no longer have access to suitable facilities in the capital.
# well beaten
Long-range screamer lights up disappointing night as Ireland humbled by Poland
The Girls in Green were on the wrong end of a 4-0 scoreline.
# disappointing
'A massive opportunity missed' - IRFU turn down offer of women's Test series in Australia
Former Ireland international Sophie Spence has spoken out on the decision.
# disappointing
Arsenal's away form hits 93-year low with Newcastle United defeat
Arsenal’s loss to Newcastle United has extended their worst-ever run of away defeats in the Premier League.
# pro14
Connacht suffer disappointing home defeat as Weir strikes late for Edinburgh
It’s now back-to-back defeats for Kieran Keane’s side in the Pro14.
# disappointing
'I don't think we turned up': One step forward, two steps back for sloppy Ireland
Adam Griggs says his side didn’t start playing until the final minutes against Scotland, by which stage it was too late to rescue the game.
# Below par
Harry Arter admits finding it difficult to get to grips with international football
The Bournemouth midfielder didn’t play anywhere near his best in Saturday’s draw with Georgia.
# disappointing
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Georgia
Ireland’s 100% win record against Georgia came to an end with a poor performance in Tbilisi.
# disappointing
Porterfield's second century in a month not enough as Ireland slip to opening ODI defeat
A bad start to the series as John Bracewell’s men suffer another defeat.
# disappointing
Ulster's European ambitions all but over after defeat to Exeter
The northern province could not withstand a second-half blitz from the Premiership side.
# cut short
Jack Byrne's disappointing loan spell with Blackburn to end early
It has been a frustrating season for the Irish midfielder.
# disappointing
Spurs in real danger after failing to deliver as Leverkusen claim Wembley victory
Mauricio Pochettino’s side lacked ideas as Kevin Kampl bagged a second half winner for the German visitors.
# disappointing
Ireland concede 29 second-half points as South Africa win second Test
There’s all to play for in the series next week.
# brunch
This Cork man's Brunch ice cream complaint struck a chord on Facebook
Bring back Brunch.
# European Tour
Trophy drought continues as star attraction Harrington misses cut in New Delhi
Michael Hoey is another to miss out on weekend play while Australian Terry Pilkadaris leads the way in India.
# disappointing
People were upset that the TV adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover wasn’t smutty enough
The BBC’s retelling didn’t go down too well.
# disappointing
Ronaldo's showdown with Messi proves damp squib
Portugal claimed only their second win over Argentina, and their first since 1972.
# disappointing
Occasion may have got the better of McGeady and others as luck runs out for O'Neill
Ireland were second best throughout the 90 minutes in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.
# temple barred
Temple Bar named one of the world's 'most disappointing' tourist destinations
At least, that’s what The Huffington Post says.
# poor performance
Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy --- Noonan
Meanwhile, the Minister’s repeated his pledge to widen the income tax bands once the State can afford it.
# Dispute
Proposed mediation process for Garth Brooks concerts 'most disappointing' say residents
The residents said that the number of special events held at Croke Park should be reduced.
# why me
7 ways your phone is making you sad
You always hurt the ones you love.
# sweaty betty
Sunshine in Ireland: Expectation vs Reality
Does it live up to the hype?
# Oh No!
The 7 most disappointing moments in life
From least to most disappointing.